State the principle of mathematical induction and use it to prove that;

1^2+2^2+3^2+...+n^2=1/6n(n+1)(2n+1)

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- August 9th 2006, 06:31 AMkodirlPrinciple of Mathy Induction.........
State the principle of mathematical induction and use it to prove that;

1^2+2^2+3^2+...+n^2=1/6n(n+1)(2n+1) - August 9th 2006, 07:21 AMgalactus
Presume is true, since

Presume is true:

Therefore,

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So, is true. QED